Joel Jessup Hicks

Male2 August 1936–19 March 2002

Brief Life History of Joel Jessup

When Joel Jessup Hicks was born on 2 August 1936, in Stokes, North Carolina, United States, his father, Raleigh Stancil Hicks, was 40 and his mother, Rachel Smith, was 29. He lived in Oak Ridge Township, Guilford, North Carolina, United States in 1950 and Summerfield, Transvaal, South Africa in 1985. He died on 19 March 2002, in Summerfield, Guilford, North Carolina, United States, at the age of 65, and was buried in First Baptist Church Cemetery, Summerfield, Guilford, North Carolina, United States.

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Raleigh Stancil Hicks
Rachel Smith
Walter Ricky Hicks
John Columbus Hicks
Thelma Lou Hicks
Catherine Hicks
Ollie Coy Hicks
Raleigh Troy Hicks
Joel Jessup Hicks
Claudia Mae Hicks
Arnold Ray Hicks
Donald Gray Hicks
Harold Dean Hicks
Shirley Jean Hicks

Sources (14)

  • Joel Hicks, "United States 1950 Census"
  • Joel Jessup Hicks, "North Carolina, County Marriages, 1762-1979 "
  • Joel J Hicks, "United States Social Security Death Index"

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World Events (8)

1937 · The Neutrality Act

Age 1

The Neutrality Acts were passed in response to the growing conflicts in Europe and Asia during the time leading up to World War II. The primary purpose was so the US wouldn't engage in any more foreign conflicts. Most of the Acts were repealed in 1941 when the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor.


Age 3

South Africa supports Allies in World War II.


Age 19

South Africa quits United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) after protests over apartheid.

Name Meaning

English: variant of Hick , with genitival or post-medieval excrescent -s. This is a widespread surname in England, and is also common in southwest and southern Wales.

German: patronymic from Hick . Compare Hix .

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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